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Nicholas Bratcher

Art sculpture, Faculty in the News
August 15, 2022

Auditions are open for the San Bernardino Symphony Youth Ensemble, directed by Nicholas Bratcher (music), Kelly Campbell (psychology) discusses getting out of toxic relationships, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for articles on the FBI seizing classified documents from the Florida home of former President Donald Trump.

Pfau Library, Faculty in the News
June 6, 2022

Nicholas Bratcher (music) directed the first performance of San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra’s Youth Wind Ensemble on June 5, and an article on ancient Timbuktu by Brent D. Singleton (library) was cited in a feature story, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about anti-Asian hate crimes in Chicago.

Jack H. Brown College, Faculty in the News
March 8, 2022

Tony Coulson (information and decision sciences) discussed cyberwarfare and the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Riguad Joseph (sociology) was interviewed about the challenges of solving homelessness, and Nicholas Bratcher (music) was named director of San Bernardino Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble.

Nicholas Bratcher
March 4, 2022

A champion of new wind band works and works by underrepresented composers, Nicholas Bratcher, assistant professor of music and director of bands, plans to provide a unique artistic experience to members of the ensemble. 

JHB College, Faculty in the News
February 21, 2022

Tony Coulson (information and decision science), Brian Levin (criminal justice), David Yaghoubian (history), and Nicholas Bratcher (music) were included in recent news coverage.

Faculty in the News
February 16, 2022

Nicholas Bratcher, director of bands at CSUSB, has been named director of the San Bernardino Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble, and Anthony Silard associate professor of public administration, released his second article of a three-part series for “The Art of Living Free,” exploring how we’ve become lonely and disconnected from each other.

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February 10, 2022

Nicholas Bratcher, CSUSB assistant professor of music and director of bands, created his book “Rainbow Jukebox” not only for his LGBTQ+ Perspectives in American Music course, but for anyone “who wishes to be emboldened by its pages.” It will be the topic of his presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 15, on Zoom.

Nicholas Bratcher, CSUSB director of bands, conducts the Cal State San Bernardino Symphonic Band.
April 26, 2021

The CSUSB Symphonic Band has been named a semi-finalist for the Ernst Bacon Memorial Award for the Performance of American Music (College/University Division) for two March 2020 performances. The award is administered by the American Prize National Competition for the Performing Arts and is unique in its own right.

CSUSB student William Parada plays his trumpet outside. Through a series of approved hybrid classes and safety precautions, the music lives on.
March 17, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly presented numerous challenges for the CSUSB music department, but that hasn’t stopped them from picking up their instruments.